‘Where is the art in a meme, anyway?’, I found myself asking while researching and filming my BBC4 documentary How to Go Viral: the Art of the Meme. I guess the answer depends on whether, for you, the word ‘meme’ evokes ‘internet’.
International eXcellence Yachting
"I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best." Oscar Wilde
"Next to excellence is the appreciation of it." William Makepeace Thackery
"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way" Martin Luther King Jr.
"I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end." Abraham Lincoln
"We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life." Steve Jobs
At 8 am a slant of car hacks emerged from the Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa on Lake Windermere to crawl tentatively into a convoy of Jeeps, made up of a mix of Sahara's, Overlands and Rubicons in a rainbow of colours.
I was warmly greeted by Brendan as I ambled out of Dublin airport security.
Bloody hell, the Vantage is impressive, a real leap forward for Aston Martin.
What a blessed, fertile, cultured and cultivated island Madeira is. This ‘island of eternal spring’ was a ‘paradise of naturalists’ with its exoticism attracting Thomas Cook and Joseph Banks.
Last night IX Magazine attended the official launch of the new Lexus sponsored film “Takumi - A 60,000-hour story on the survival of human craft” at Japan House in Kensington for a special screening with the director, writer and Kirie artist Nahoko Kojima.
Danesfield House and Spa evoked 50's movies as we cruised up the steep winding hill through the gardens in the Aston Martin Vantage, before stopping at a tree lined drive dominated by an imposing gothic clock tower.
Eighty Percent of yacht activity takes place in 20% of the world's oceans. Only 5% of what is beneath the world's oceans has been seen, let alone experienced.
Automobili Pininfarina’s ground-breaking Battista luxury electric hypercar will be revealed in three different beautiful specifications at the World Premiere of the all-electric hypercar in Geneva on 4th March at 20:30 (CET).
Ferrari has revealed the first official photographs of the F8 Tributo, the new mid-rear engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the company’s classic two-seater berlinetta.
I would have loved to see the look on the old guys face, comfortably oblivious of his surroundings, safe in his generic eurobox, as we exited the roundabout side by side, me on the V-Strom, cranked over will a full set of luggage. ‘Round the outside, hard on the gas, then off in to the distance.
It’s been a surreal season this London Fashion Week. I set out with one agenda and finished up with quite another, which illustrates perfectly the joys of being freelance and having to be prepared for anything.
Jameson Unveils Bow Street 18 Years Cask Strength And New Cheese Pairing Ritual Ahead Of St. Patrick’s Day 2019
Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has today announced the launch of a new batch of Jameson Bow Street 18 Years Cask Strength; the only cask strength Jameson to be available globally that finishes its maturation in Dublin’s only live Maturation Ho
One word “friendly” sums up Banff’s Sunshine Village ski resort, but do not be fooled by thinking that all its slopes are flattering even to the lazy skier. There is a good spread of runs to keep the interest of all skills within a mixed abilities party across three mountains, all within the UNE
Dating back to 1865, Zenith has been creating innovative time pieces, driven by the passion for developing accurate and reliable watches. In 1969 Zenith became the first brand to develop a high-frequency automatic integrated column-wheel chronograph that beats at 36,000 vibrations an hour.
Well, I was born there, so I figured I should spend my stag weekend there too. I called up my oldest chum and soon to be best man, whom I used to party with in New York many years ago, and told him we were getting the band back together and returning to the Big Apple for a last blast.
The McLaren 720S GT3 will make its UK competitive debut with Balfe Motorsport, as the multiple championship-winning customer team confirms a return to the British GT Championship in the GT3 class for 2019.
It was less of a ripple and more of an earthquake that was caused by the screening of the BBC Documentary Fashions Dirty Secrets last year.
The Battle of Britain
“There is no other country in the world, besides my own, whose way of life I like so much. I love English Traditions, English politeness, English Architecture. I even love English cooking”.
The mere mention of “the largest ski area in the world” gets a surprisingly mixed reception. The span of reactions is wide whilst some skiers feel threatened and daunted by the sheer scale of so many elements, through those who feel they have to cover everything to be able to match their peers,
If you're looking for a carbon fibre watch match the carbon fibre in the Ferrari or the McLaren then the Hublot Big Bang Unico GMT Carbon 45 mm is our pick as the best looking wacth out there.